Source: Chef Guadalupe García de León | Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Barra Vieja Beach Styled Shrimp

Cooking shrimp is fast and easy with the high heat tolerance of canola oil.

Barra Vieja Beach Styled Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp canola oil, divided 30 mL
  • 2 lbs medium-sized shrimps, peeled and de-veined 1 kg
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 cups tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 L
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 500 mL
  • 2 Tbsp chipotle chile in adobo sauce 30 mL
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 1 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In skillet, sauté shrimp in 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil. Cook until they begin to turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.
  • 2. Add remaining 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil to skillet. Add onion and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes and add tomatoes. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, add broth, chile, oregano and cinnamon. Continue cooking and reduce sauce by one-third.
  • 3. Add shrimp and heat until they are pink and fully cooked. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield

8 servings

serving size

1 1/2 cup (375 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories140
Total Fat5 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol145 mg
Carbohydrates7 g
Fiber1 g
Sugars3 g
Protein17 g
Sodium740 mg
Potassium165 mg